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Red Bull Enlists Texas Hip-Hop Legends to Mentor Upcoming Indie Rap Groups

(AllHipHop News) Red Bull recently announced that some Texas’ finest will take part in Red Bull’s Skooled Tour, a music mentorship program geared towards teaching young artists how to succeed in the music business.

Bun B, Mannie Fresh, Paul Wall, Cold Chris, Michael 5000 Watts, Chingo Bling, and Hip-Hop PR guru Nancy Byron have been selected as mentors throughout the tour, which aims to “skool” some of Texas’ top indie rap groups.

Artists slated to represent Texas’ independent movement are A.Dd+ (Dallas), The Niceguys (Houston), Worldwide (San Antonio), Kydd Jones (Austin) and DJ Sober (Dallas).

The groups will hit the road on a six-city promotional tour through Texas, starting February 1st in Houston.

The up-and-comers will be mentored on how to succeed in the music business by some of Texas’ best known artists.

“I have been working hard to keep a spotlight on up-and-coming Texas artists since moving to Houston from L.A. Six years ago,” Nancy Byron of OGPR said of her role in the mentorship program. “It’s an honor to be chosen as the PR/marketing mentor on this program and I look forward to sharing my insight with this impressive line-up of newcomers.”

Throughout the experience, the up and comers will spend days on the road, to learn “lessons” about the rap industry.

All shows will be free and start at 8 PM. The following is a list of dates below.

February 1: Houston, TX
Warehouse Live
Headliner: Mannie Fresh

February 2: Ft, Worth, TX
Aardvark Bar
Headliner: Paul Wall

February 3: Dallas, TX
The Prophet Bar
Headliner: Chingo Bling

February 4: Austin, TX
Scoot Inn
Headliner: Cold Chris and PR maven Nancy Byron

February 6: San Antonio, TX
On the Half Shell
Headliner: Michael 5000 Watts

February 7: Corpus Christi, TX
House of Rock
Headliner: Bun B

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